People Friendly Streets

People-Friendly Streets Projects

People-Friendly Streets is an initiative focused on creating streets that are safe and comfortable for all users, of all abilities. People-Friendly Streets meet the following criteria: (adapted from the Ann Arbor Downtown Street Design Manual)

Pedestrian and bicyclist waving at each otherIMPROVE SAFETY & COMFORT
A safe and comfortable street for everyone for all modes of travel.

Improves the city’s sustainability by encouraging active transportation, using resources efficiently, and using practices that protect air and water quality.
Streets designed to increase access to local businesses while supporting commercial operations.

Streets that are fun and interesting and celebrate the character of downtown. They invite you to linger, to talk to your neighbors and to shop.

Connects people to where they want to go and makes it easy to get there by foot, bike, car and bus. Designed to encourage people to connect to each other and the community around them.
design responsibleDESIGN RESPONSIBLY
Keeps people in mind throughout the process. Design streets that make the best use of public dollars for the benefit of all.

People-Friendly Streets, Round 1

William Street Bikeway – 2019

Huron Street Improvements – 2019/2020

First & Ashley Street Improvement Project – 2020/2021

For complete information on these projects visit

People-Friendly Streets, Round 2

Division Street Bikeway – 2021

State Street Improvement Project – 2022

Miller/Catherine Improvement Project – 2022/2023

Fourth Ave. Street & Transit Improvement Project – 2024/2025

For complete information on these projects visit



Regularly Scheduled Meetings

Ann Arbor DDA Offices
150 South Fifth Avenue
Suite 301
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

Board Meetings

February 2, 2022 at Noon

Ann Arbor DDA Offices
150 South Fifth Avenue
Suite 301
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

Non-Regularly Scheduled/Special Meetings

DDA Informational Meetings 2022
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 12PM
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 12PM


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